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WWOS MOLE Bulldogs sign Sione Katoa from Panthers

Discussion in 'Rumour Archive' started by cyborg66, Sep 16, 2019.

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  1. bradyk

    bradyk Kennel Enthusiast

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    We need a 2nd Hooker, so technically we do need him. It could of been someone else, but we do need him.
     
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  2. Natboy II

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    I dunno mate, people thinking we can sign a marquee hooker when there are none off contract and we don’t have the salary cap space is pretty annoying too
     
  3. coach

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    I think people need to remember we need to sign players for cc
    Every time the club signs someone that’s not a big name people blow up
    We do need players for Reggie’s peeps
    Just keep that in mind
     
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  4. CroydonDog

    CroydonDog Immortal Gilded

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    Wait? There are two Sione Katoas?

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  5. MasterP

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    Michael Lichaa has better service then Sione Katoa lol way off the mark
     
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  6. coach

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    And 2 John batemans
     
  7. dogluva

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    What happened about Billy Britain...did we or didn't we sign him ..nothing official.

    Not seen much of Katoa so can't really comment...played 14 games this year for Panthers half off the bench..
     
  8. Snake

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    Not the best signing but definitely an upgrade on Lichaa. Equal to Lich in defence and marginally quicker pass from the ground. Hopefully a short term contract.
     
  9. Boxer

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    For the same price????
    Lichaa was on 400k
    Katoa would be on 150k
     
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  10. bradyk

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    What Lichaa was on is irrelevant. Lichaa is off contract so we could of resigned him and renegotiated the $. No one is going to sign Lichaa for 400k. Lichaa's looking at a lot less if he does find another club.

    There isn't that much between the 2 and a change for both Lichaa and Katoa probably will be beneficial for all parties involved. Even if Lichaa is slightly better we know that he isn't going to improve anymore at our club. We also know that Katoa isn't going to be the answer moving forward so if we don't go all in for Harry Grant I'd be really surprised. We just needed a stop gap solution for next year. We're thin in reserve grade too for next year (and possibly the year after).
     
  11. bowleggedwog

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    Club's are going to release guys in the off season. Also if you sign a player for 2 years time there is a chance the club will release them , especially if they can score a replacement player. Nov is effectively the trade window for 2020.
     
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    You on your period ? Seriously grow up
     
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  13. Boxer

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    Yeah but people are saying they would rather Lichaa, I’m saying for a back up hooker at 150k is pretty good and will still have more money if the right players are available.
     
  14. bradyk

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    We save 50-100k max because Lichaa wouldn't of been resigned for 400k. I think 200-250k maybe. We do save a little bit so you're right. Just not as much saved as you think.
     
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    suppose.. I forgot the immortal Lichaa was on the move...
     
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  16. Boxer

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    I still would rather let Lichaa go and never see him at the club again.
     
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  17. bradyk

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    This November is the 2021 transfer window for us. A few players might pop up for 2020 like you said and we might as well wait since it's so close to November. I'm not sure Katoa is in so high demand that we need to rush signing him...
     
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    Yea the marschke brothers are pretty average. By brown did have been a better 9 option.
     
  19. bowleggedwog

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    Exactly , wait and see . No use signing fringe guys no no up side when we can grab a decent player or at least a young kid wanting a run like Grant.
     
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  20. Prison Mike

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    take the moral high ground and shit signings if it makes you feel good. Some people need to call out the bullshit...
    We tried for; Brailey, Robson, Koriosau and ended up with Katoa despite the copious amounts of better younger hookers available
     
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